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Pregnancy: Femara is contraindicated in women of premenopausal endocrine status. The physician needs to discuss the necessity of adequate contraception with women who have the potential to become pregnant including women who are perimenopausal or who recently became postmenopausal, until their postmenopausal status is fully established.
Fatigue and Dizziness: Since fatigue and dizziness have been observed with the use of Femara and somnolence was uncommonly reported, caution is advised when driving or using machinery.
Bone Effects: Consideration should be given to monitoring bone mineral density.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/10/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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